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Publication numberUS3194313 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJul 13, 1965
Filing dateAug 22, 1961
Priority dateSep 24, 1956
Publication numberUS 3194313 A, US 3194313A, US-A-3194313, US3194313 A, US3194313A
InventorsDalrymple Fanshawe Hew
Original AssigneeF N R D Ltd
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Earth drilling rigs
US 3194313 A
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Classifications
U.S. Classification166/77.53, 175/85, 414/22.55, 414/22.63, 414/22.62
International ClassificationE21B19/00, E21B19/20
Cooperative ClassificationE21B19/20
European ClassificationE21B19/20